Crime Analysis Resources
IACA - The International Association of Crime Analysts have a great website, and they have some excellent links on their links-page.
IACP - This is the International Association of Chiefs of Police website. There is some good information here.
IALEIA - This is the International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts website. They maintain information on up-coming conferences, lists of useful resources, and even job listings.
POLICE EXECUTIVE RESEARCH FORUM - PERF is is a national membership organization of progressive police executives from the largest city, county and state law enforcement agencies. PERF is dedicated to improving policing and advancing professionalism through research and involvement in public policy debate. Incorporated in 1977, PERF's primary sources of operating revenues are government grants and contracts, and partnerships with private foundations and other organizations.
EROWID'S PSYCHOACTIVE VAULTS - Everything you would want to know about psychoactives and drugs. Besides the common drugs we all recognize, there is great information on obscure drugs, of which you will have never heard. Besides images of the drugs, there is information on the doses that are taken, their effects, and laws regulating each drug.
GANG INFO - LISTSERV - Go to this page to join a listserv mailing list to discuss the study, suppression, intervention, and prevention of youth gang crime.
ESRI - This is the Environmental Systems Research Institute's website describing the importance of the application of mapping technology to the field of law enforcement.
GEO COMMUNITY - This site has a lot of GIS/Mapping Resources. It also has an interesting link map, that allows you to get in contact with other "mapping-interested" individuals...on a big map (of course).
WASHINGTON INTEL BRIEFING - Go to this website for the latest intelligence from Washington.
NATIONAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE RESOURCE SERVICE - This is a U.S. Department of Justice website. It has tons of law enforcement resource information, including info on courts, statistics, grants, drugs, and current LE issues.
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF JUSTICE - This website belongs to the Research and Development Branch of the U.S. Dept. of Justice. There is information on all the latest trends, conferences, publications, and funding.
Urban Legend Links:
HOAX-BUSTERS - This is an excellent site to go to if you believe you have received an e-mail that is an internet hoax. They have a huge list of hoaxes by category (give-aways, chain-letters, urban legends, etc.)
URBAN LEGENDS AND FOLKLORE - A very complete listing of common urban legends, internet hoaxes, and e-mail rumors. This is a fun site, but could prove useful at finding out whether an e-mail you have received is true or simply another hoax.
URBAN LEGENDS REFERENCE PAGE - Maintained by the San Fernando Valley Folklore Society, this page is a treasure house of urban legend material.